Skate Camps

Registration is open for Gotham Juniors’ 2019 Skate Camps! 

Each camp day will have a morning skate session, lunch and fun off-skates activity, and an afternoon skate session. Mid-day breaks will include activities like games, movies, footage watching, derby rules sessions, skate maintenance and more! 

Scholarships are available for skaters in need of financial assistance. We want your child to be able to come to camp! Find out more on our scholarship fact sheet and application.

Summer Week 1: Intro Skate Camp at Lefrak Center at Lakeside

Skaters ages 7-17 

GGRD coaches will lead a week-long intensive that  will cover skating basics and introductory roller derby skills in our Ready to Roll Skate Camp. Skaters will learn skating and roller derby basics in a 5 day camp designed to teach basic roller skating skills and introduce the wonderful sport of roller derby to new and beginner skaters. No skating skills are necessary, but you must be able to make it around the track without holding onto walls or people. 

Loaner skates and protective gear are available for those that do not have their own skates and protective gear.

Skaters must provide their own mouth guard, water bottle and sneakers. 

Dates: Monday, August 5th through Friday, August 9th 

Times: 9am-3pm 

Place: Lefrak Center at Lakeside

Summer Week 2: Beginner Skate Camp at the Crashpad

Skaters ages 6-17 

GGRD coaches will lead a week-long intensive that  will cover skating basics up to more advanced derby skills. Skaters must be able to skate comfortably without holding on to walls or people, and be able to safely come to a stop.

Skaters must provide their own skates, protective gear, mouth guard, water bottle and sneakers. 

Dates: Monday, August 12th through Friday, August 16th 

Times: 9am-3pm 

Place: The Crashpad in East Williamsburg

Summer Week 3: Intermediate/Advanced Skate Camp at the Crashpad

Skaters ages 10-17 

GGRD coaches will lead this focused camp designed to challenge current skaters JRDA Level 2 or higher. 

Skaters must provide their own skates, protective gear, mouth guard, water bottle and sneakers. 

Dates: Monday, August 19th through Friday, August 23th 

Times: 9am-3pm 

Place: The Crashpad in East Williamsburg

New to roller derby? We have a limited amount of gear to loan out. Contact jrderby@ggrd.nyc.